3 Main Options For Kitchen Ceiling Lighting

When renovating the kitchen most people focus more on the cabinets and appliances to the extent of forgetting about lighting completely. Lighting is of equal importance in a kitchen. The right illumination will highlight the architectural design while at the same time illuminating the area. There are usually three lighting options that you will have when looking for kitchen ceiling lights. Make sure you work with an electrician Vaughan when making your choice.

Task Lighting

Just like the name implies, these are lights designed to illuminate the areas you will be performing various tasks. The first step when choosing these lights is to identify the areas you will be doing most of the work. These can include the chopping area, prep stations, where the coffee maker will be and the areas around the tables and sinks. You should go ahead and pick the areas of the ceiling that are above these task areas.

The most common task light is the pendant light. They are designed to hang from the ceiling from where you can adjust to any desired height. They come in modern fixtures and are hang using a chord. Another great option is the pot lights. They offer directional beams. Some of these lights can be adjusted so that light is focused on certain areas. The thing with these lights is that you must work with a licensed electrician Toronto. This is a requirement by the Electrical Safety Authority.

Ambient lighting


This second option is meant to offer powerful lighting enough to illuminate large surfaces. It is perfect for lighting such areas as the kitchen table, refrigerator, and cabinets. When you want to go with this option, it is imperative that you find a central location on the ceiling to install it. There are several options available on the market in relation to the fixtures. The fixtures come in numerous materials such as iron, glass, ceramic and plastic. You need to pick a material that goes well with your style and décor.

Again, considering this is a huge light, you need to involve a professional in the installation. You also want to work with a qualified electrician who has installed such lights before. That way you will be able to get a neat installation that doesn’t seem misplaced.

Accent lighting

If you have great elements in your kitchen and are looking for better ways to highlight them, accent lighting is the option you should consider going with. This will work great in highlighting such elements like wall paintings, the collection of silverware and other things in your kitchen. With the accent lights, pot lighting works great. You can also go for smaller bulbs that have a subtle impact on overall lighting.

The three options are preferred when lighting the kitchen. To make sure you don’t make mistakes, ask an experienced electrician for help. The electrician will help pick the best locations to install the lights and which lights to use for what purpose. You also need to think about the energy saving options and also put the theme of your kitchen in mind when making choices.



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